Long-Term Follow-Up of Aged Cats Fed Different Sodium Content Diets
Sodium restriction or the addition of sodium to feline diets is a controversial issue in veterinary medicine. There is an argument for and against sodium in various disease states in humans, but it is unclear what dietary sodium level should be recommended for cats. Sodium restriction has been historically advocated for cats in some disease states (particularly cardiovascular and renal), but these recommendations were derived from human medicine. To date, no study has confirmed the benefit of this sort of dietary intervention in cats.
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